The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa on July 21, 1966 · Page 10
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MarryCo-RouncI IHHHItlHIilllHIIHIHIIMIIIIRIIHIIIMI fty Draw Pearson WASHINGTON - Ever since Abba Schwartz was euchered out of the State Department because of his liberal view on refugees and passports, American officials have been unable to complete the arrangements he had begun for the Red Cross to visit American prisoners in North Viet Nam. Even Under Secretary Averell Harriman has tried to pick up the negotiations where Schwartz left off but has failed to make any headway at'all either through formal channels or the indirect contacts Schwartz had used. The tragic fact is that Schwartz had almost succeeded in arranging for the Red Cross visits when he was forced to quit through the backstage efforts of Sen. Dodd of Connecticut, Sen. Eastland of Mississippi and Congressman Mike Feighan of Ohio. Schwartz had even secured a promise from the Russians that they might try to arrange for an exchange of American and North Vietnamese prisoners. Thus if Schwartz had not been forced out of State, the U. S. prisoners in 'North Viet Nam might be on their way home instead of under threat of execution. Schwartz, incidentally, is also the man who was able to negotiate the Cuban refugee accord, and was the principal drafter of the liberalized immigration law passed by Congress in 1965. But his liberal views had aroused the ire of Dodd, Eastland and Feighan, and they were adamant that he had to go. - o - —NO BOMBING OF DAMS— Military planners in the Pentagon have pointed out to President Johnson that he could deal North Viet Nam a crippling blow by knocking out the dams and dikes along its Red River. This would flood miles of rice paddies and leave North Viet Nam des- peratley short of food, but perhaps drpwji.many farmers _. The'"President will"have to make up his mind within about three weeks because the river reaches its flood stage in August. However, the President has made it clear so far that he does not want to bomb North Vietnamese civilians. U. S. air commanders and pilots are under strict orders to hit only military targets. So the odds are heavy that unless North Viet Nam takes some action that would provoke all-out U. S. attack, the President will veto bombing the Re'd River dams and dikes. - o - —RED CHINA TIGHTENS UP— Sudden orders banning tourist travel this summer in Red China by Chinese and foreigners have stirred speculation that the Chinese don't want anyone observing internal troop movements. However, the latest aerial photographs show no sign of a Chinese move to intervene in the Viet Nam war. No Chinese troops have been detected massing along the North Viet Nam border. In fact, there have been no significant military movements anywhere on the Chinese mainland, nor any 1 increase in the fighter squadrons spotted on southern airfields. It appears that the tourist ban was ordered to cover up the political purge now going on inside Red China. Meanwhile, North Viet Nam has appealed to various communist countries to send "volunteers' to help ease the critical shortage of manpower. The war has left North Viet Nam short of men to tend the rice paddies, build roads, maintain buildings. An estimated 40,000 troops have been smuggled over the Ho Chi Minh, trail into South Viet Nam. Yet the Viet Cong are so short of guerrilla fighters that they have resorted to conscripting 15-year-olds. And in North Viet Nam the government was forced this month to order total mobilization of all persons, men and women, between the ages of 18 and 35. Intelligence reports warn that the Soviet bloc, under pressure to respond to the stepped-up American bombing, may be forced to send "volunteers." - o - — CHANGE IN CABINET — The White House isn't saying anything about it, but the President has not been happy with his new Secretary of Commerce, JohnT. Connor. Connor, former head of the Merck Drug Company, has been rather blundering in his relations with congress hasn't helped much with business, has stepped on other Cabinet toes. You can look for Secretary Connor to resign soon. The new Secretary of Commerce probably will be Robert Kintner, former president of the National Broadcasting Company and now Secretary to the Cabinet. - o - —DODD FAILS IN CALIFORNIA— Tom Frouge, the New York developer who wanted to build an apartment city in the shadow of the Golden Gate Bridge in San Francisco, has admitted to this column that he retained Sen. Dodd of Connecticut as his personal attorney. And Dodd tried to persuade the government not to block Frouge's real estate development. A committee of San Franciscans was vigorously opposed to the high-rise apartments in the area on the grounds it would spoil their view of the Golden Gate, had urged the Interior Department to save the view by turning the area into a national park. Sen Dodd both visited and wrote to Secretary of the Interior Udall supporting Frouge. He assured Udall that he was intervening only because Frouge was " a long-time personal friend." Dodd neglected to mention that Frouge was also a law client. It is against the law for a member of Congress to accept a legal fee or any payment for representing a citizen before the federal government. — THE AIR LINE STRIKE — Most inexcusable development in the air line strike was the manner in which two of the chief union negotiatiors deliberately stayed out of Washington for three days, thus stalling the discussions. Robert Quick, general machinist chairman for United Airlines in San Francisco, and Fred Spencer, spokesman for TWA machinists in Kansas City, left Washington the day before the strike started and didn't return till Sunday night. Neither one had to leave. Meanwhile the strike cost about $20 million by that time and was beginning to cripple our economy. The two, however, made no excuses to anyone. Machinist spokesman Joseph Ramsey at one point charged that air line representatives hadn't done " five minutes of real negotiating." Actually it was the other way around. Not only did two top negotiators boycott the meetings, but earlier, as the joint union-management talks finally began, Ramsey stubbornly refused to budge from his July 7 ultimatum. He demanded among other things a 53-cents an hour pay boost for air line machinists over a three-year contract. The five idle airlines had countered with a wage offer slightly in excess of a Presidential board's proposal, suggesting raises of 44 to 48 cents over 3-1/2 years. The board's recommendation, incidentally, constituted a 3.6 per cent pay boost, compared with the White House guideline of 3.2 per cent. - o - — PARENTAL PROBLEMS — There are three things that irritate the public about the White House of late, and offhand you'd think the President could do something about them. They are: George Hamilton's draft deferment while he hobnobs around with Lynda Bird Johnson; Lynda Bird's trip abroad while other Americans are asked to stay home; and Luci's gala wedding to Pat Nugent, when a lot of other boys of his age are fighting in Viet Nam. It so happens that the President is fully aware of these irritations and knows how the REDUCED rowa nms MAKE LONG DISTANCE A BIGGER BARGAIN THAN EVER Enjoy a Long Distance call today! It now costs less than ever to phone most Iowa points. New lower rates mean savings of 5jz! to 2Q£ on a 3-minute call, depending on type of call, distance and time of day. These latest reductions continue a pattern of lower Long Distance rates that have made visiting by telephone a popular family activity. Any night after 8 or all day Sunday you can make a 3-minute station call to anywhere from coast to coast for 90 cents or less. New lower.rates mean you can call more often, enjoy longer chats. Keep in touch by Long Distance ... it's the next best thing to being there! USE THIS CHART TO SAVE MONEY ON YOUR LONG DISTANCE CALLS STATION LONG DISTANCE CALLING GUIDE MONDAY THROUGH FRIDAY NUT •OUNINS 4:30 A.M. if.It. tr.tt. (£) Northwestern Bell from HISWRY'S SCRAPBOOK} DATES AND EVENTS FROM YESTERYEARS J Wiley Pout In hi* plane Winnie Mae. completed the first soio round-the-world flight, netting a distance record for solo, July 22, 1933. Steve Brodle made his famous jump from the Brooklyn Bridge. July 23, 1886. The Ford Motor Company sold Its first car, July 23, 1903. The excursion steamer "Enstland" capsized as It left Its wharf In the Chicago, and some 812 lives were lost, July 24, 1915. King Victor Emmanuel proclaimed the resignation of Mussolini, Julv 25, 1943. William Jennings Bryan died, July 25, 1925. The Netherlands declared their Independence from Spain Julv 26, 1581. Schenectady, N. Y. was purchased from the Indians, July 27, 1661. The purchase of Alaska was completed, July 27, 1868. Troops broke up a Washington bonus march, July 28, 1932. public feels about them. And although he has tried to do something about two of them, and although he has ben able to get his way pretty much with Congress, he can't seem to get his way with his own family. Here are the inside facts regarding these three personal problems: 1. George Hamilton's draft deferment was granted by a Los Angeles Board long before he ever met Lynda Bird. Technical reason was that actor Hamilton was needed to support his mother despite the fact that his mother has four sons and lives in a 32-room Hollywood mansion. This ruling of the L. A. draft board is not supposed to be interfered with by the President of the United States. He would be severely criticized if he reached into any draft board regarding any one person and ordered him drafted because the White House was receiving a lot of critical mail. -- STUBBORN DAUGHTER -2. Lynda Bird's triptoEurope The President called his elder daughter in Texas before she was graduated and asked her not to go to Europe. He pointed out that he was urging other Americans to stay home in order to protect the American dollar balance. But Lynda was not to be bossed around by her father, even if he is President of the United States. "Why should I be punished?' she replied. "I'm only one person. I'm no different from anyone else.' The President reminded her that she was different, that everyone in the White House was different in that they had to serve as an example to other people. He might have added: "Why do think George Hamilton is hanging around you, Snooksy Pier' But he didn't Both of the President's daughters have some strong streaks of LBJ in them. Lynda Bird's predominant streak is stub bornness. She is just as stubborn as her father. In this case, since Lynda Bird is now 22 and a free agent, and since her father made his pitch but failed, she went abroad anyway. - o - -- DIPLOMATIC POUCH -Select Chinese pilots, stuck with obsolete planes that are no match for the latest American jets, are being trained in Kamikaze ( suicide tactics ).... Sen. George Aiken, R-Vt., has accused the State Department privately of spreading the false report that Ambassador Edwin Rieschauer wanted to leave his post in Tokyo in order to retain his tenure on the Harvard University faculty. Aiken suspects this was the State Department's way of easing out the most effective ambassador we have had in Japan—but who was not a member of the State Department's inner circle . .. President de Gaulle has asked the Kremlin to support his efforts to settle the Viet Nam war. Ho will go to Cambodia, next door to Viet Nam, in September, whore he'll use his personal prestige to arrange truce talks. He wanted Russian support .... The sudden retirement of Foreign Minister Z. A. Bhutto for health reasons Thursday, July 21, 1966 Algona (lo.) Upper D« Moin«i-3 has been interpreted as a shift Burt at 7:30 p.m. Thursday. It in Pakistan's foreign policy to- will be an organizational meeting ward the West. Bhutto was for the county Civil Defense set- regarded as the architect up and all towns are urged to of Pakistan's friendship pact with sen d representatives. Red China. 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Minntipoln ' Minn. 55426 | FREE MHi Ac rim tism I '...'. CfNIKll MIUl .MAIN orncis | NEIGHBORS AROUND THE TOWN & COUNTRY Meet Raphael Faber, Algona Our Country Neighbor this week is Raphael Faber, 45, lifelong resident of Kossuth county, who for the past 19 years has farmed three miles west and 4 1/2 miles south of Algona. During the present year, Mr. Faber, who own : s 160 acres and rents 160 more, has 120 acres of corn, 30 acres of oats and 110 acres of beans. He also milks 20 dairy cows and uses about 60 acres of pasture for them. The Fabers also normally feed about 300 pigs for market each year. His favorite work around the place is with crops. Raphael calls fishing his hobby and he is a member of the KC's He is a son of Mrs. Matt Faber and the late Matt Faber and was born on a farm in the St. Joe area where his mother still resides. He has three brothers, Joseph, Herman and Florlan, St. Joe, and two sisters, Mrs. Reinald Salz, Ottuwma, an/J Mrs. Clete Salz, St. Joe. Mrs. Faber is the former Mary Bormann, daughter of Mrs. George Bormann (who now lives at Alta Vista) and the late Mr. Bormann. She is also from the "St. Joe vicinity and they met as youngsters. She is a member of a couple of clubs, including the Friendly club, of which she is president, and sewing is her hobby. The Fabers have eight children, five boys, Rich,Robert, Rodney, Randy and Raymond, and three girls, Kay Ann, Mary Ann and Julie Ann. (UDM Polaroid Photo). Robinson Construction Co. Stoux $!••! Building* Building Contraction f»r <U», itrenf th. IK* «nd et»e oi Ing, iniUi on — IIOUX — Another ea>aaoemeU ta eutoi fuming, E. E. Hoblnton Zttt on Hwy. II Phone 2M-U74 Joe Bradley Equipment South Hotel Algona Farm Machinery — Trucks — Tir«t MeiMy-Htnli Allli.Oulmeri Oliver CMC Truck! rittilen* Tlree Phone 209.2421 Aliens Algona Implement Co. Your Friendly International Harvester Dealer FARM EQUIPMENT MOTOR TKUCKS Salet & Service Phone 295-3MI ALGONA BUSCHER BROTHERS pack seven years of experience and knowledge into their location on North Main Street. Gib and Dick Buscher know the wants, and needs of area farmers. They handle only the very best in farm equipment . . . brand names you know and trust . . . including Minneapolis Moline, Kelly-Ryan, New Idea, Papec and Knipco. Stop in and see BUSCHER BROTHERS today) BUSCHER BROS. IMPLEMENT 1015 No. Main Algona, Iowa Phone 295-3588 Buscher Brothers Impl. Minneapolis Moline — Kelly-Ryan — Paptx New Idea Farm Machinery Ernie Williams John Deere Farm Machinery BOTH QUALITY I SERVICE Located east of Algona on highway 18. Irons Heating & Plumbing "Completely Equipped To Serve You Completely" Flumblnf • Hettlaf Sb«t I Mel«l C»« oi Oil UniU Wtier lytltmi Compltt* FUlum Phuur 295-3640 ALGONA Upper DM Molnts Publishing Co. 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